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Donald Farmer Talks Nakatomi Space, Ambiguity, Gatekeepers vs Shopkeepers

In this episode, Frank and Andy talk with Donald Farmer about Data, profiting off ambiguity, fish farming, and Die Hard. Oh yeah, and tree houses.


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Notable Quotes

Frank talks Star Wars. ([1:40])

Donald is more interested in the six-pointers. ([6:40])

Donald speaks about archaeology, fish farming, and his famous fish-farming acquaintance ([8:48])

On ambiguity… ([14:00])

On probability… ([17:15])

Gatekeeper vs. Shopkeeper ([18:10])

IT vs Business ([24:40])

“Nakatomi Space” ([25:49])

Data finds a way. ([31:23])

On 9999 + Y2K ([35:15])

Fooled by Data ([41:25])

On the TreeHive ([44:20])

Using Blockchain to fight slavery ([51:00])

On pacifism ([53:04])

About the author, Data Driven Team

The Data Driven team is the dynamic duo of Frank La Vigne and Andy Leonard.

Frank La Vigne is a software engineer and UX geek who saw the light about Data Science at an internal Microsoft Data Science Summit in 2016. Now, he wants to share his passion for the Data Arts with the world.

Andy Leonard is a self-described Data Philosopher who literally lives in Farmville. No, not the game, the actual town. He slings code and manages data.